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    How do I setup the Altivar Process Drive to communicate over Ethernet IP?

    How do I setup the Altivar Process Drive to communicate over Ethernet IP?

    Product Line:
    Altivar Process Drive (ATV630, ATV930, ATV650, ATV950, ATV660, ATV960, ATV680, ATV980)

    All serial numbers for Altivar Process Drive


    This FAQ will go over some basic settings to check. For a more detailed list of procedures on setting up the drive for Ethernet IP please reference the manuals attached.

    EDS Files Assemblies
    • What assemblies are you working with?
    • Drive should be setup for proper assemblies to match PLC
      • Assemblies must be configured using SoMove ONLY.
      • Compatible assemblies with the Process Drive are listed below:
        • Communication Scanner Assemblies (Default)
          • 100 and 101
            • (Input and Output Assemblies)
            • Works with IO Profile.
        • ​Other Drive Assemblies
          • 20: Basic speed control output
          • 21: Extended speed control output
          • 70: Basic speed control input
          • 71: Extended speed control input
            • When using assemblies 21 and 71 you must follow exact settings in the Command and Reference Menu or else EPF2 fault will appear on the drive
          • 104 and 105
          • 103 and 104 - Allen Bradley Assemblies are not available on the Process Drive.
          • Do not work with IO Profile.
    • Once assemblies are configured correctly in PLC then proceed with drive settings.
    Basic Settings
    - Programming on the Drive
    • Program Communication Settings:
      • [Communication] [Comm Parameters] [Eth Module Config]
        • IP Assignment Mode
          • Set to Fixed
        • IP Address
        • Subnet Mask
        • Gateway Address
    • Program Command Settings:
      • [Complete settings] [Command and Reference]
        • ​For command speed from Network, program:
          • [Ref Freq 1 Config] Fr1 - Set to [Com. Module] nEt (for ATV900 Set to [Embedded
            Ethernet] Eth
          • [Ref 1B switching] rCb - Set to [Ref Freq Channel 1] Fr1
          • [Control Mode] CHCFSet to [Not separ.] SIM
        • ​Video: Setting an Auto/Manual or Reference Switching on the Altivar Process Drives
    • Powercycle the drive
    - Programming on SoMove
    • [Parameters List] [Fieldbus] [Slot A - Modbus TCP/EthernetIP]
      • Configure Ethernet Protocol
        • Set to Ethernet/IP
      • Configure drive for correct assemblies
        • Can ONLY be done using Somove
      • Configure Drive Input/Output Data tables
    Communicate with the Drive
    • Sending a command to the drive
    • Using IO Profile
      • Only works with Assemblies 100 and 101
      • [Complete Settings] [Command and Reference] [Control Mode] - Set to IO
      • Command Word - Register 8501
        Speed Reference Word - Registers 8502 (Hz) and 8602 (rpm)
      • 16 bit word (Bit 0, 1, 2..... 15)
      • Start/Stop must turn on bit 0
        • Write a 1 to start
        • Write a 0 to stop
      • Bit 1 to 15 are assignable like logic inputs
        • Example: To assign a fault reset to bit 2 - [Fault reset]Set to C302 (Reference Programming manual for more details)
    • Using CIA402 (DriveCom Profile)
      • Works with other assemblies
      • [Complete Settings] [Command and Reference] [Control Mode] to [Not separ.] or [Separate]
      • Command Word - 8501
        Speed Reference Word - 8502 (Hz) and 8602 (rpm)
      • No 16 bit word
      • Start/Stop
        • Sequence of values must be written to the drive
        • 6, 7 and 15
        • Toggle between 7 and 15 to start and stop
    For troubleshooting tips

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